ALAMOSA METAR SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

ALAMOSA METAR-ALAMOSA CO
37.46N 105.87W ELEV. 7620 FT
1125 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

DATE             MON 09/22/14            TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14
MDT 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      74          39          75          40          77
TEMP                   69 74 68 57 50 44 39 53 68 75 72 60 53 46 41 55 69 77 74
DEWPT                  48 45 43 43 44 41 38 46 43 38 38 40 40 37 36 39 38 33 33
MIN/MAX RH                   36         100          26          89          20
RH                     47 35 40 59 80 89 96 77 40 26 29 47 61 71 82 55 32 20 22
WIND DIR                S SW SW  S  S  S  S  W  W NW  W NW  N NW NW NE  E  E SE
WIND SPD               10 11 11  8  6  5  3  2  4  6  5  4  2  2  2  2  3  4  6
CLOUDS                 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          10           5           5           0
RAIN SHWRS             SC IS
TSTMS                  SC IS
LAL                     4  3  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  4  4
15K WIND DIR           SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW
15K WIND SPD           25 26 25 20 24 17 16 11 11 16 14
MIX HGT                 8 10  8  1 <1 <1 <1  2  7  9  9
T WIND DIR             SW  W  W  S  S  S  S  S  W NW NW
T WIND SPD             18 21 19 12 10  9  5  2 10 11 11
SMOKE DISP             VG EX VG PR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD
CRTCL FWX POT           U  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE               THU 09/25/14  FRI 09/26/14  SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14
MDT 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            41    77      41    76      40    73      41    68
TEMP          54   42 69 74 54   42 69 73 53   41 66 70 53   42 62 65
DEWPT         41   38 42 39 44   39 43 41 44   40 43 40 45   40 39 34
PWIND DIR          SE     S       S     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC FW SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            5     5       5    20      10    20      20    10
RAIN SHWRS                          IS IS IS         IS IS   IS IS IS
TSTMS                               IS IS IS         IS IS   IS IS IS

BELOW IS A WEATHER ELEMENT KEY FOR THIS PRODUCT DAY 1 THROUGH 3... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE MIN/MAX RH OR MAX/MIN RH(%).........MAXIMUM/MINIMUM HUMDITY RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS)...........WIND DIRECTION WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED CLOUDS(CAT).........................CLOUD COVER CATEGORY EXAMPLE: CL = CLEAR; FW = FEW; SC = SCATTERED; BK = BROKEN; OV = OVERCAST CLOUDS(%)...........................CLOUD COVER AS A PERCENTAGE POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... TYPE... RAIN...........RAIN RAIN SHWRS.....RAIN SHOWERS TSTMS..........THUNDERSTORMS DRIZZLE........DRIZZLE SNOW...........SNOW SNOWSHWRS......SNOW SHOWERS SLEET..........SLEET FRZG RAIN......FREEZING RAIN FRZG DRZL......FREEZING DRIZZLE K..............SMOKE F..............FOG COVERAGE... IS.............ISOLATED SC.............SCATTERED NM.............NUMEROUS O..............OCCASIONAL S..............SLIGHT CHANCE C..............CHANCE L..............LIKELY WD.............WIDESPREAD D..............DEFINITE AR.............AREAS PA.............PATCHY LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL HAINES(CAT).........................HAINES INDEX 10K WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).......10000 FOOT WIND DIRECTION 10K WIND SPD(MPH)...................10000 FOOT WIND SPEED MIX HGT(THOUSANDS OF FT AGL)........MIXING HEIGHT EXAMPLE: 6 = 6000 FEET; 12 = 12000 FEET; <1 = LESS THAN 1000 FOOT T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED SMOKE DISP(CAT(KT-FT))...................SMOKE DISPERSION CATEGORY EXAMPLE: PR = POOR; FR = FAIR; GD = GOOD; VG = VERY GOOD; EX = EXCELLENT CRTCL FWX POT........................CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL CRTCL FWX POT USES TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, WIND, WIND GUST, AND HAINES EXAMPLE: U = UNLIKELY; P = POSSIBLE; L = LIKELY; S = SEVERE DAY 4 THROUGH 7... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED EXAMPLE: <15 = LESS THAN 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH OR GREATER AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS


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